Sr. Hilarine Deavy 2003

Sister Hilarine Deavy, 1917 -2003 Born July 9, 1917, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, December 27, 1936First Profession June 29, 1938Died December 18, 2003   Although Sr. Hilarine’s father was born in Wales, she claimed Irish descent on both sides. Her bright blue eyes proudly asserted this heritage. She was one of eight children, three Read more »

Sr. Benigna Gerstlacher 2003

Sister Benigna Gerstlacher, 1906-2003 Born January 19, 1906, Zillenberg, GermanyEntered St. Walburg Abbey, Eichstatt, Germany March 25, 1928Entered St. Walburg Monastery, Covington, Kentucky August 8, 1928First Profession February 10, 1930Died October 8, 2003 Sr. Benigna, the oldest of eight children, was born in Germany. She entered St.Walburg Abbey in Eichstatt in the spring of 1928. Read more »

Sr. Theresa Landry 2003

Sister Theresa Landry, 1923-2003 Born February 21, 1923, Pointe Coupe Parish, LouisianaEntered St. Scholastica Priory, Covington, Louisiana April 12, 1946First Profession August 16, 1948Transferred Vows to St. Walburg Monastery, July 11, 1991Died November 30, 2003 Sr. Theresa was born at LaBarre Plantation, Pointe Coupe Parish, Louisiana On February 21, 1923. Her parentage was Cajun of Read more »

Sr. Mary Anne Wolking 2003

Sister Mary Anne Wolking, 1918-2003 Born March 31, 1918, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 15, 1935First Profession June 28, 1937Died July 9, 2003 Sr. Mary Anne was the oldest of five sisters and all became Benedictine sisters of St. Walburg Monastery. Sr. Mary Anne served the Church and community as an elementary and high Read more »